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  • Feral cats pose a serious health threat to humans [Letter]

    In late August, Richard Henry Lee Elementary School in Glen Burnie had to close its doors because a feral cat had found its way into the building. In closing the school, officials demonstrated prudent concern for the health and well-being of students.
  • Why you should read food labels carefully

    Why you should read food labels carefully
    Click here for a graphic about how to read food labels. You may associate reading nutrition labels with trying to lose weight, but the truth is, reading food labels is an important practice for everyone. Understanding all the components of a label can...

    Hopkins students invent method to treat battlefield wounds

    Hopkins students invent method to treat battlefield wounds
    Polyurethane foam, long used in products such as bedding, furniture and insulation to make people more comfortable, someday also may save lives. Eight Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering students have devised a tool that may stop profuse...

    Dementia risk falling, but remains a threat [Senior Circles]

    On my way to a meeting one morning last month, I heard on my car radio, "Dementia risk falling in the West." This was good news and definitely intriguing and worth some research as to why. After the meeting, I engaged Ilene Rosenthal in discussion on...

    Robin Williams: comedy and tragedy [Commentary]

    Robin Williams: comedy and tragedy [Commentary]
    Robin Williams made me cry. Like his mentor, the late Jonathan Winters, Williams, who committed suicide Monday, made me laugh so intensely tears would come to my eyes. Williams' death made headlines and led TV newscasts. His comedic genius diverted us...